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Synonyms for pocket

Synonyms for pocket

a space in an otherwise solid mass

Synonyms for pocket

a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles

an enclosed space

(bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left

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a hollow concave shape made by removing something

a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

a small isolated group of people

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an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck

put in one's pocket

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take unlawfully

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References in classic literature ?
His pockets are searched, and his sword and pistols taken from him.]
And he advised me to "acquire, by my patience and discreet behaviour, the good opinion of himself and his subjects." He desired "I would not take it ill, if he gave orders to certain proper officers to search me; for probably I might carry about me several weapons, which must needs be dangerous things, if they answered the bulk of so prodigious a person." I said, "His majesty should be satisfied; for I was ready to strip myself, and turn up my pockets before him." This I delivered part in words, and part in signs.
"Having thus, in obedience to your majesty's commands, diligently searched all his pockets, we observed a girdle about his waist made of the hide of some prodigious animal, from which, on the left side, hung a sword of the length of five men; and on the right, a bag or pouch divided into two cells, each cell capable of holding three of your majesty's subjects.
"He didn't say," replied the shaggy man, wrapping and tying the Love Magnet with great care and putting it away in another pocket. "But the bear didn't seem sorry a bit," he added.
The little dog was doubtless thinking of his ride in the shaggy man's pocket and planning to keep out of reach in the future.
A little black dog with bright brown eyes dashed out of the farm-house and ran madly toward the shaggy man, who had already picked up three apples and put them in one of the big wide pockets of his shaggy coat.
Pocket. It's plain to me I got to come right up an' snatch you out bald-headed.
For that matter, the gold-trace had become something more than a trace; it was a placer mine in itself, and the man resolved to come back after he had found the pocket and work over the ground.
Pocket's spilled himself all out an' down the hill, or else Mr.
You put twenty-thousand francs in my pocket and I knew nothing either!
Richard's pocket? It was not the one which we gave you, the one which you took to Box Five before our eyes; and yet that was the one which contained the twenty-thousand francs."
"And then how would you slip it into my pocket?" argued Richard, whom Moncharmin fixed with his left eye, while keeping his right on Mme.
You can fancy how I watched you and I saw how you succeeded in slipping it into her pocket. I saw it, I saw it, I'll take my oath."
What made you put it secretly in her pocket? Why you did it secretly, I mean?
After he had read them he laughed and stuffed them away in his pockets to become round hard balls.